Buff Bulletin Board

This site is a listing of notices, training/seminars, jobs, campus services and events. Buff Bulletin is a service of Campus Communications.

Alcohol Free Super Bowl Party & Potluck

Because there's a lot of folks who love football & love community, but don't really care to be around alcohol.

Large flat sceen TV. Comfy couches and chairs.

We'll offer some food and drink but this is a Potluck Supper so please consider brining some food and beverages to share.

The Game starts at 4:30 but we'll open our doors at 3:15pm for the Pre-Game shows.

Free! Bring friends!

Wesley Chapel, 1290 Folsom St., at the corner of University Heights Ave., 1 block north of Colorado Ave. Right across from CU's Folsom Field

Charles Darwin's Birthday Celebration!

On Saturday, Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the CU Museum of Natural History and the CU Evolution Outreach Committee are hosting a special Family Day to celebrate everything evolution and make learning science fun! The party atmosphere will include “naturally selected” explorations of butterflies, camouflage and plants - plus birthday cake will be served at noon to honor the 207th anniversary of Darwin’s birth!

Join us at the CU Museum of Natural History for this celebration!

February 5, 2016 • CU Museum of Natural History • cumuseum@colorado.edu
http://cumuseum.colorado.edu/

Among Dreams: LGBT Veteran art exhibit

Monday, Feb. 8 and Tuesday, Feb. 9 , C4C outside Abrams, 3rd floor 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please stop by our table to view a traveling art exhibit by and about veterans and active duty members who also identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender. Among Dreams honors the voices and traces the invisible histories of LGBT veterans and active duty members through photographic portraits, quilt-work, text-based art and collages. Works incorporate new, appropriated and archival materials to interpret and explore interviews conducted since 2011.

February 4, 2016 • Scarlet Bowen • scarlet.bowen@colorado.edu
http://www.amongdreams.com

Research assistant position available at clinical psychology lab

Interested in studying bipolar disorder?

The Colorado Family Project is looking for a research assistant for 2016. The project is studying the efficacy of family-focused therapy as a preventative treatment for children and adolescents at risk of developing bipolar disorder. For more information, please contact ColoradoFamilyProject@gmail.com.

Norlin Learner's Lunch - Creating your online professional and academic identity

What do people find when they Google you? Are you presenting your academic and professional achievements in the best possible light? This workshop will show you how you can use academic social networking tools such as Research Gate and Academia.edu to make connections, upload papers and participate in the broader realm of digital scholarship. Join us Wednesday, Feb. 10, 12 to 1 p.m. in Norlin Library room E113.

February 4, 2016 • Alison Hicks • alison.hicks@colorado.edu

Barcelona literature and culture global seminar

Attend class and live in Barcelona on this exciting global seminar.  Earn six credits in five weeks while completing SPAN 3270 (fulfills the Human Diversity core requirement) and SPAN 3230. Participate in excursions to world-class museums and theaters; see the remarkable street culture and more. Great for SPAN, SPPR, IAFS and others. Learn more: Wednesday, Feb. 10, 4 to 5 p.m., UMC 417. (Photo by Juan Herrero-Senés).

Adults who are anxious in social situations needed for a research study

Are you anxious in social situations? Do you fear meeting new people or public speaking? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a research study at CU-Boulder! Participation involves using a mobile app over 8-14 days and completing an MRI scan. Participants can earn up to $80. In order to participate, you must:

  • Be 18-40 years of age
  • Be right-handed
  • Own a smartphone
  • Qualify based on a short online survey and phone interview

If you are interested in participating, please contact us at theMOSTstudy@gmail.com.

February 4, 2016 • theMOSTstudy@gmail.com

Healthy adults needed for a research study

Physically and mentally healthy adults are needed for a research study at CU-Boulder that involves using a mobile app over 10-14 days and completing an MRI scan. Participants will earn up to $80 for completing the study. In order to participate, you must:

  • Be 18-40 years of age
  • Be right-handed
  • Own a smartphone
  • Qualify based on a short online survey and phone interview

If you are interested in participating, please contact us at theMOSTstudy@gmail.com.

February 4, 2016 • theMOSTstudy@gmail.com

Crafternoon

Come join the CU Women's Resource Center for a fun afternoon of crafting. Make new connections, relax and let your creativity loose! All students, staff and faculty are welcome. Feb. 17, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Crocheting with Candace Nunag-Hicks (WRC), March 16, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Sadako’s Origami with Karen Shimamoto (UMC 417), April 6, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Bath Bombs and Sugar Scrubs (UMC 417).

February 4, 2016 • Nadia Brecl • wrcprograms@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/wrc

Soup ’R Bowl party at The Connection

DENVER vs. CAROLINA
Come watch The big game on Sunday, Feb. 7.

Party starts at 4 p.m. KICK OFF AT 4:30 p.m.

Free Snacks for those with a valid CU ID.

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

Mosaic Gospel Choir Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

Sing your heart out with CU's Mosaic Gospel Choir on Wednesday nights, 7 p.m. at CU's Wesley Student Center, 1290 Folsom St., across from the stadium, one block north of Colorado Avenue, at the corner of University Heights Avenue. Drop-ins welcome. LGBTQI-friendly. Bring friends. (Don't need to be Christian. Open to all.) Facebook

Sing your heart out at Karaoke Night Feb. 4

Take an energizing break from your studies. Sing along to your choice of fun tunes on Thursday nights using Club 156’s cool sound and light systems.

8 p.m. in Club 156, first floor UMC. Food and beverage are right next door in The Connection.
Learn more

2016 Spring Dates
Feb. 4, 18
Mar. 3, 17
Apr. 7, 21

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor.

Video Game Tournament – NHL 16 (XBOX ONE) – Feb. 12

Your chance to watch players in action, try different games and earn bragging rights and prizes.
Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection; play begins at 7 p.m. $5 entry fee. Prizes for top finishers! Learn more

2016 Spring Dates
Jan. 29 Madden 16 (PS4)
Feb. 12 NHL 16 (XBOX ONE)
Feb. 26 FIFA 16 (XBOX ONE)
Mar. 11 Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Nintendo Wii)
Apr. 1 NBA 2K16 (PS4)
Apr. 15 Halo 5 (XBOX ONE)
Apr. 29: Rock Band 4 (PS4)

The Connection, UMC first floor

9-Ball billiards tournament Feb. 10

Sign up at 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk. Play begins at 7 p.m.
$5 entry fee.

Tournaments run in either double elimination or round robin format. BCA rules apply. Prizes for top finishers.
Learn more

2016 Spring Dates
8-Ball: Jan. 27, Feb. 24, Mar. 30, Apr. 27
9-Ball: Jan. 13, Feb. 10, Mar. 9, Apr. 13

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

Monday night bowling special Feb. 8

Monday Nights • 6 to 11 p.m.

Make Mondays special! $8 per person for two hours of unlimited bowling. Shoes and a fountain drink included! Come alone, or with friends or family. Everyone is welcome. This is the best deal!
Learn more

2016 Spring Dates
Every Monday through April 25
Closed Monday night, March 21

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor

Free Texas Hold’em poker tournament Feb. 16

Put on your poker face, see if Lady Luck is with you and win prizes! Sign up 6 p.m. at The Connection front desk; cards fly at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome – all skill levels. Learn more.

2016 Spring Dates
Feb. 2, 16
March 1, 15
April 5
Grand Championship (winners play-off): April 19

Check out all of The Connection’s weekly events!
The Connection Bowling, Billiards & Games, UMC first floor.

Social and environmental justice training

INVST is for students from all majors who are passionate about social and environmental justice. Apply now! Join our two-year program that combines theory, skills and community-based action in a unique, small-group setting. Travel in the summers and learn first-hand about sustainability, climate change, immigration and economic justice. Find your community at CU in small classes. Learn practical skills through internships with local non-profits. Meet others who are committed to making positive change. Application deadline: Feb. 22.

Bursar's Office extended walk-in hours Feb. 4 and 5

The Bursar's Office will stay open later on** Feb. 4 and 5, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. MDT**, to answer your billing questions.

We are located on the first floor of Regent Administrative Center.

February 2, 2016 • Bursar's Office • bursar@colorado.edu
http://bursar.colorado.edu

CU Hosts the Vagina Monologues this February

Written by Eve Ensler, the Vagina Monologues tells stories and experiences which real women chose to share. The show aims to empower the audience and create conversations by shedding light on current issues such as sexual assault and body liberation.

This show will be performed Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 20 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. in the Old Main Theater. Tickets will be sold in advance and the day of. All proceeds will be donated to iEmpathize.

Please contact the producer at Nieve.Heskin@colorado.edu to purchase a ticket in advance.

Global seminar: Leading and managing across cultures in Northern Europe

Study in Northern Europe this summer! Leading and managing diversity in international business is a challenge that managers need to face. The number of interactions that people of different cultural backgrounds have with one another has exponentially increased in the work place. The international business scenario in Northern Europe is a natural lab where you can observe, recognize and analyze most of the business concepts and variables at play to manage successfully across cultures. Learn more: Wednesday, Feb. 3, 5 to 6 p.m. KOBL S233.

Pell Grant students - Special study abroad scholarship

Pell Grant recipients: Federal funding, via the Gilman Scholarship, is available for study abroad in addition to your current financial aid package. We'll cover the application process, tips for a successful application, and hear from a student winner. Info sessions:  Wed. Feb. 10, 4 to 5 p.m. (Fleming 244) and Thursday, Feb. 11, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (the CUE, 3rd floor C4C). Sponsored by Study Abroad, SASC, and the CUE. (Photo by Kristy Gustafson).

Active in a student org.? $1,000 leadership scholarship

The UMC Board knows CU's student leaders make a difference. We encourage you to apply for the James E. Schafer Scholarship for student leaders. Each award is for $1,000. If you have been involved in a CUSG-recognized student group or organization for at least one full semester and if you meet the other criteria, we encourage you to apply.

The deadline is Friday, Feb. 26, at 4:30 p.m. and applications are available in UMC 305 and on the UMC website.

February 2, 2016 • Andrea Zelinko • zelinko@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/umc/scholarships

For the Health of It: Ask a Sexpert

Looking for ways to spice up your sex life? Have questions about sex or self-pleasure that you've been too afraid to ask? Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 3 to 4 p.m. in UMC 416 for an open discussion and Q&A with a local sex therapist about fun ways to explore your sexuality, whether on your own or with a partner. We'll talk about getting in touch with your own sexuality, ways to improve communication about sex with a partner, and tips for using aphrodisiacs and sex-toys to spark up stimulation.

February 2, 2016 • Chloe Strascina-Dower • wrchealth@colorado.edu
http://www.colorado.edu/wrc

Munich summer media and internships interest meeting

Spend your summer in Munich studying media and completing an internship (in English). You will explore electronic media policy, management, theory and ethics with CU and international faculty. Following your coursework, you will then complete an internship with a German media company/organization. Overall, students will earn nine credits in nine weeks. Meet the program director and learn more at a meeting on Feb. 10, 4 to 4:30 p.m. in UMC 415. (Photo by Kat Kennedy).

Mini-conference: Jews and Jewishness in Britain

Friday, Feb. 12, 2 to 5 p.m. British Studies Room, 5th Floor Norlin Library

In the year 1290, King Edward I expelled all Jews from England, and in 1657, Oliver Cromwell let them back in. What impact did Jews have on British politics, culture and religion in the years that followed? Join us for talks by and discussion with historian Todd Endelman (Ohio State University) and literature scholars Jason Rosenblatt (Georgetown University) and Jonathan Freedman (University of Michigan).

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